Challenge shelters partner with Ad Council for Eighth Annual Celebrate Shelter Pets Day

December 5, 2017

What can you to remove barriers to adoption for first-time adopters that will take you almost no time, cost nothing, and be a lot of fun? Participate in the Shelter Pet Project’s Eighth Annual Celebrate Shelter Pets Day! Now in its eighth year, the Shelter Pet Project is a public service advertising campaign of the […]

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#ICYMI: Preventing upper respiratory infections in shelter cats

November 28, 2017

Can you prevent URI in shelter cats? UW/UC Davis Shelter Medicine Fellow and shelter veterinarian Dr. Ann Enright and Dr. Cynthia Karsten of the UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program say yes, and recently gave a free Million Cat webinar sharing the secret. If you attended the webinar when it was live, you may have […]

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Thanksgiving: A Million Cat gratitude list

November 21, 2017

Just the other day here at Million Cat HQ, we were sitting around talking about all the things we have to be thankful for. Mainly, you and all the hard work and determination you put into saving cats day in, day out. But then we thought, hey, that just doesn’t seem to tell the whole […]

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Shelter tames chaos, saves lives with Kitten Council

November 14, 2017

For a while, Million Cat Challenge shelter Humane Society Silicon Valley was a bit of a victim of its own success. “As we got better at saving lives, we saw a pattern I think a lot of shelters face,” said Chief of Shelter Medicine Dr. Cristie Kamiya. “We had recruited lots of foster homes to […]

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A note from the co-founders on the Million Cat rollover

November 9, 2017

If you’re lucky, a few times in a lifetime you might get to be part of a sea change. HSUS Expo 2013 felt like one of those times. The air was electric with new ideas and possibilities for cats – from conference rooms to the exhibit hall, even in conversations while waiting in line for […]

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Have a Happy Halloween, now with more data and kittens!

October 31, 2017

It’s the spookiest time of year, and we’re pulling out all the Million Cat stops to celebrate Halloween. Starting with these thought-provoking from MCC supporting organization Humane Society of the United States: The idea that shelters should suspend black cat adoptions around the holiday is widely considered a myth. Even Snopes.com (a website that investigates […]

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